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Opinion: Is pure perfection what we really want from sports cars?

6 days ago   |   By Autocar

Many enthusiasts enjoy imperfections in sports cars
Electrification and electronics can lead to perfection - but is that what we want from our performance cars?
It was an interesting line from BMW M boss Frank van Meel over dinner last night, as he looked ahead to celebrating the division's 50th birthday at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Talking enthusiastically about retaining the manual gearbox as an option, he described why some customers still prefer one despite the weight, fuel economy and shift time disadvantages that it brings.
“They want to play a part in taming the beast,” he...
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